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Kimberly S. Reed-Deemer

Reed-Deemer Art Studio of New Mexico

'Bailarinas in the 4th of July Fiestas Parade' (SOLD)' 

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 Exhibition Highlights

2018  Fifth Invitational New Mexico Painters Exhibition; Kennedy Alumni Hall, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico, followed by exhibition in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2018  33rd Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition, Irving Art Association; Irving, Texas.

2017  Fourth Invitational New Mexico Painters Exhibition; Kennedy Alumni Hall, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2017  REFLECTIONS OF THE WEST Invitational exhibition; Kennedy Alumni Hall, New Mexico Highlands University; curated by Western sculptor Duke Sundt. 

2017  OUTRAGEOUS ART group show, Mayeur Projects Gallery; Las Vegas, New Mexico. 

2016  The Taos Art Museum 2016 Gala Silent Auction; Taos, New Mexico.

2016  Third Invitational New Mexico Painters Exhibition; Kennedy Alumni Hall, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2015  Second Invitational New Mexico Painters Exhibition; Kennedy Alumni Hall, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico. 

2015  Iron Tribe Conference Exhibition; Burris Hall, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2014  The Taos Art Museum 2014 Gala Silent Auction; Taos, New Mexico.

2014  First Invitational New Mexico Painters Exhibition; Kennedy Alumni Hall, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2010-2014  The Northern New Mexico Devotional Art Exhibitions; Ray Drew Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2013  THE ART OF OBSERVATION solo exhibit; Burris Hall, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2013  Raton Arts & Humanities Council 'Women Artists of New Mexico' Group Exhibit; Raton, New Mexico. 

2012  'Hats & Boots' scholarship fund art auction, President's Gala, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2009  New Mexico State Fair, Fine Arts Gallery; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (1st place award)

2009  19th Annual International Faces of Woman Juried Exhibition; Las Vegas Arts Council; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

1990  Annual Women's Works group juried exhibition, McHenry County College; Crystal Lake, Illinois.

1987  'Is There Life Outside Rockford?' juried group exhibition, Gallery Ten; Rockford, Illinois.

1987  1st Annual Gallery Ten Regional Juried Exhibition, Gallery Ten; Rockford, Illinois.

1985  61st Rockford and Vicinity Juried Exhibition, Rockford Art Museum; Rockford, Illinois; juried by Thomas H. Garver, Director of the Madison Art Center; Madison, Wisconsin.

1985  2 person exhibition at the Woodstock Opera House; Woodstock, Illinois.

 

Professional Awards

2013  Fiestas de Las Vegas Poster Award; City of Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2010  Fiestas de Las Vegas Poster Award; Las Vegas Fiesta Council; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2009  1st Place, drawing division, Fine Arts Gallery, New Mexico State Fair; Albuquerque, New Mexico.

1987  Purchase Award, 12th Annual Woodstock Art Fair; Woodstock, Illinois.

1984  Award of Excellence, 9th Annual Woodstock Art Fair; Woodstock, Illinois.

 

Interviews and Articles

2017  ‘Duke Sundt at New Mexico Highlands University,’ Michael Abatemarco; Pasatiempo, Santa Fe New Mexican; August 4, 2017.

2015  http://www.nmhu.edu/new-mexico-painters-exhibition-continues-through-october-15/, NMHU Hot News; Sept. 11.

2015  New Mexico Painters Exhibition displays contemporary art created in-state,’ ABQJournal News Staff; August 30, 2015.

2015  'Iron art exhibit at Highlands University,' ABQJournal News Staff; March 1, 2015.

2009  (September 21) Northern New Mexico Arts Connection, KFUN radio; Las Vegas, New Mexico.

2009  (March 18:8-9) Gallinas Magazine: A Biweekly Magazine Celebrating the Arts, Cultures, and Communities of Northeastern New Mexico, 'Center Stage: Faces of Woman.'

 

Published Artwork

2015  Oil painting 'Wind' published in the Second New Mexico Painters Invitational Exhibition catalog, New Mexico Highlands University; Las Vegas, New Mexico. 

2013  Informed Collector Newsletter, Fine Art Views. 

2004  Illustrations for primate paleontologist Daniel L. Gebo's professional publications.

2002  The Primate Fossil Record, edited by Walter C. Hartwig, Cambridge University Press; scientific illustrations for Chapter 4 Adapiformes: Phylogeny and adaptation, by Daniel L. Gebo, pp 21-43.

2000  Newsweek, Science and Technology; illustration for 'Fossils: A Very Tiny Ancestor,' (March 27, 2000:66).

2000  Popular Science, Science and Technology; illustration for 'A Missing Link?' (June 2000:26).

2000  New York Times front page illustration of tiniest fossil primate discovery.

2000  Chicago Sun-Times front page illustration of tiniest fossil primate discovery. 

2000  Reed-Deemer's Illustration of tiniest fossil primate discovery appeared on CBS News evening report.

2000  Microsoft Encarta illustration of tiniest fossil primate discovery.

1996-2004  Numerous scientific illustrations in scholarly journals.

1987  Charcoal and pastel drawing 'Lisa' published in exhibition catalog for the 1st Annual Gallery Ten Regional Juried Exhibition at Gallery Ten; Rockford, Illinois.

 

Citations

Journal of Human Evolution (vol. 45:2:196); In the scholarly review of 'The Primate Fossil Record,' paleoanthropologist Callum Ross writes:  "Gebo treats us to a detailed assessment of adapiform taxonomy and paleobiology, including some nice new illustrations by Reed-Deemer."

 

Freelance Art Employment

1996-2004  Scientific illustration, Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, Illinois.

1992-2000  Scientific illustration, Biology Department, McHenry County College; Crystal Lake, Illinois.

1996-2001  Museum Artist, Northern Illinois University Anthropology Museum; DeKalb, Illinois.  Exhibit design and construction:

          'Neanderthals' permanent exhibit                                                      

          Children's permanent exhibit

          Southeast Asia traveling exhibit

          Textiles of East and West Timor temporary exhibit

 

Other Honors and Professional Organizations

2018  American Women Artists - new member

2018  January: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('The Strike: Colorado Gold Miner').

2017  September: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('The Boy With A Blue Helmet').

2017  August: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('Charging Dante'),

2017  July: Boldbrush Painting Competition FINALIST ('Eagle Stance').

2015  Hawaii Watercolor Society

2013  December: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('The Boy With A Blue Helmet').

2013  September: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('Iron Tribe: Night Pour').

2013  July: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('Iron Ladies').

2013  June: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('Break Time').

2013  March: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('The Iron Sculptor').

2013  February: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('Iron Tribe: Feeding Dante').

2011-2015  Oil Painters of America

2011  March: Boldbrush Painting Competition FAV 15% ('Lighthouse at Dunkirk, N.Y.').

2001  Inducted as member of Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society.

1997  Awarded Scholar in Anthropology, Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, Illinois.

 

Education

2002  M.A. in anthropology (physical anthropology), Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, Illinois.

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1997  B.S. in anthropology, Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, Illinois.

1991  A.S., McHenry County College; Crystal Lake, Illinois.

1979-1980  Attended the American Academy of Art; Chicago, Illinois.

 

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